24/01/2022 | Ingredients

Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition: Ralph Siegl takes over CEO function from Peter Pfeilschifter

Peter Pfeilschifter, CEO and Managing Director Food Solutions, has decided to leave Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition AG to take on new professional challenges. As Delegate of the Board of Directors, Ralph Siegl will take over the CEO function.

Peter Pfeilschifter started as Managing Director Food Solutions in 2018 and took over as CEO one year later. He was also Managing Director Baby Care since 2020. Before joining Hochdorf, the trained economist and organizational scientist headed Uckermärker Milch GmbH in Prenzlau/Germany.

Delegate of the Board of Directors, Ralph Siegl will take over as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2020 and is Chairman of the Market and Strategy Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee. Ralph Siegl is an independent management consultant and partner of Experts for Leaders AG in Zurich. His previous positions include CEO of Confiseur Läderach AG and Managing Director of the Läderach Group from 2006 to 2018. Prior to that, he held various management positions at Nestlé in Switzerland and Australia for ten years, most recently as Vice President Export with responsibility for the Milk Powder, Baby Care and Chocolate segments, among others.